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The Rundown - November 15

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Bloomberg" quotes RFE/RL reporting on oil in Iraq in two separate reports
# "Bloomberg" cites RFE/RL's interview with former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov
# "The National" quotes RFE/RL reporting on Iranians' reactions to talk of a military strike
# Vice President Joe Biden mentioned RFE/RL in a speech in Pennsylvania

International Press Review

# "Spiegel" interviews Iran's Foreign Minister
# "The Iranian-American Game of Chicken" - Reza Marashi, "National Interest"

# Leah Farral interviews the recently-released Mustafa Hamid
# The Afghan Taliban's spokesman has denied reports that he was arrested
# "The Washington Post" reports from the Afghanistan-Pakistan border
# "Dueling Manifestos" - Moreau & Yousafzai, "Newsweek"
# Ann Badkhen on violence in northern Afghanistan

# "The Bolshoi’s Latest Act" - Simon Morrison, "NY Review of Books"
# "The Dynamic Side of the Brezhnev Era" - Peter Rutland, "The Moscow Times"

# "Ukraine’s Last Chance?" - Timothy Snyder, "NY Review of Books"
# Yulia Tymoshenko's daughter says her mother's health is failing

# Most news outlets use Twitter as a "glorified RSS feed"
# Google is funding a new Internet research institute in Berlin
# "Wired" on how Amazon runs the web

Of Interest
# "Kisses for Karimov" - Tom Malinowski, "Foreign Policy"
# Ads featuring unveiled women have been vandalized in Chechnya
# Matt Aikins on Croatian club owner Alen Borbas
# "Should We Ban Cigarettes?" - Peter Singer, "Project Syndicate"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Age of Kennan" - Henry Kissinger, "The New York Times"
# "Re-Orienting America" - Richard Haass, "Project Syndicate"
# "A Blow to Obama's Russia 'Reset'" - James Kirchick, "The Wall St. Journal"